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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – seeing what fields look like

I made a Blender file that has the white square on the black background for you. Looking at it in action may help you get an idea of what goes on with fields:

  1. Load the program 4909OS_12_Fields.blend from your Chapter 12 download pack.
  2. Press F12. You see a white square on a black background.
  3. In the Post Processing subpanel of the Render panel in the Properties window, check the Fields checkbox.
  4. Press F12.

What just happened?

When you have fields turned on, two images are rendered and merged. One image represents the time during the first half of the frame. Every other line is rendered. The other represents the time during the second half of the frame. Then, the alternating lines are rendered.

When both ...

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